[ELDK] ELDK compiler for MPC8378E

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Mon May 24 22:33:26 CEST 2010

Dear Dilip,

In message <AANLkTiltoPSVEy0EL-Onn2YkQPfXgiqa_Hhj1TKqXTqd at mail.gmail.com> you wrote:
> I downloaded the ELDK compiler for compiling u-boot for MPC8378E
> processor. I have three doubts regarding this compiler
> 1. In the supported target architectures list it is mentioned that
> ppc_6xx should be used for MPC83XX series processors. After the
> installation is complete, I found the directories for ppc_6xx,
> ppx_7xx, ppc_82xx. But ppc_83xx is missing. So, out of these three
> which one should I use for MPC837XE processor?

ppc_6xx, as documented.

See for example

> 2. MPC8378E uses the e300 core. But the ppc_6xx compiles for 60x
> cores. So, is the code compiled for 60x processor can run on e300
> core?

Yes, it can.

> 3. Can I also use the ppc_8xx compiler for building the u-boot of MPC8378E?

You, of course you can.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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